incompleteness

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incomplete +‎ -ness.

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incompleteness (usually uncountable, plural incompletenesses)

  1. The state or condition of being not complete.
    • 1962 July, “Talking of Trains: The new all-line timetable”, in Modern Railways, page 10:
      Its incompleteness in this respect makes the timetable of less value than some of its Continental counterparts, such as the French Horaires Mayeux; nevertheless, it is fair value at 5s.
    • 2014, James Lambert, “Diachronic stability in Indian English lexis”, in World Englishes, page 117:
      This low number points to the incompleteness and, with respect, haphazardness of the two selections.

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